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 01-03-2009 
 28-02-2009 

Line Up: Mouscron-RSCA

Line Up: Mouscron-RSCA

Tonight, RSC Anderlecht face Excelsior Mouscron. With De Sutter suspended, Suarez will probably take his place. Though with Bulykin, coach Jacobs his another alternative. Read more »

 27-02-2009 

Selection Mouscron-RSCA

Selection Mouscron-RSCA

Jonathan Legaer has a bruise at his buttock and is not be able to play against Mouscron. Juhasz is also uncertain with a foot injury. Kruiswijk (buttock) is ready. Guillaume Gillet wasn't on training. He's ill. Read more »

Complaint against Santander

Complaint against Santander

Anderlecht will file a complaint against Racing Santander. The Spanish club bought former Anderlecht striker Mémé Tchité, but still hasn't paid for him. In theory, Anderlecht can even demand the return of the striker. Read more »


 26-02-2009 
 25-02-2009 
 24-02-2009 

The title is worth 15 million

The title is worth 15 million

Anderlecht and Standard are fighting for the title and the Champions League ticket. It's even possible that the champion will be qualified without passing through a qualification round. Read more »

Legear can still go to PSG

Legear can still go to PSG

During the winter break, Legear was being followed by Paris Saint Germain. Meanwhile, the French media reports that the club is still interested in the player. A transfer might be possible at the end of the season. Read more »

New contract for Bernadez

New contract for Bernadez

Christian Bernadez, the Hondurian defender of Anderlecht, will probably stay longer. According to the Flemish media, the club will probably offer him a three year contract. Bernadez is on loan from CD Motagua Tegucigalpa. Read more »


 23-02-2009 

Club thanks the fans

Club thanks the fans

RSC Anderlecht thanked the fans for their support during the game against Standard. The atmosphere was great and helped the team to victory. The club also thanked Mauves Army for the great tifo before the game. Read more »

Reactions after RSCA-Standard

Reactions after RSCA-Standard

After the game, all Anderlecht players and staff were happy with the victory. The first step towards a new title has been taken. Though the gap with Standard is only four points, so alertness is a necessity. Read more »

Anderlecht beat Standard: 4-2

Anderlecht beat Standard: 4-2

Tonight, Anderlecht defeated Standard de Liège, the final score being 4-2 after a spectacular match. Despite the fact Standard lead the game twice, the Mauves still managed to win. They are now 4 points ahead in the standings. Read more »

 22-02-2009 

Fans angry with Legear

Fans angry with Legear

Several fans are angry with Jonathan Legear. The striker declared that he may return to Standard de Liège one day, because that's the club where he started his career. The Anderlecht fans weren't happy with this statement. Read more »

 20-02-2009 

Club asks fans for support

Club asks fans for support

Anderlecht face Standard on Sunday and the club asks the fans for their support. There will be many balloons, flags, caps, etc... being handed to the fans. It's also possible to get a special purple-white haircut. Read more »

Injury news

Injury news

Biglia was examined today. An injury at his hamstrings was detected and he will probably be absent against Standard. De Sutter, Boussoufa and Gillet received medical attention. Polak trained individually. Read more »


 19-02-2009 

Return of Van Damme in March?

Return of Van Damme in March?

Jelle Van Damme is still working on his come-back. The defender hopes to be added to the selection again for the game of 7th March against Zulte Waregem. His recovery is going better than expected. Read more »

Boussoufa: "Victory good for confidence"

Boussoufa:

"AA Gent has one of the best teams on paper, so we were warned. Our organisation was great. Too bad we couldn’t keep the 0 at the end,” says Boussoufa. “This victory gives us confidence for the game on Sunday against Standard." Read more »

Jacobs: "A deserved victory"

Jacobs:

Trainer Ariël Jacobs was happy after the victory against AA Gent. “Charleroi wasn’t easy on Sunday and Gent was difficult as well,” says Jacobs. Gent gave us a hard time the first half, but afterwards we had the best chances." Read more »

 18-02-2009 

Line Up: AA Gent - RSC Anderlecht

Line Up: AA Gent - RSC Anderlecht

Tonight, Anderlecht face AA Gent. The game was postponed in January due to bad weather. With a victory, Anderlecht can retake the first place in the ranking. Polak (hamstrings) and De Sutter (hip) are still uncertain. Read more »

Internal Affairs disturbs training

Internal Affairs disturbs training

Anderlecht trained behind closed doors yesterday. Though the training was disturbed by civil servants working for the Belgian Ministery of Internal Affairs. They came to inspect the safety of the Constant Vanden Stock stadium. Read more »

Young keeper tested for Anderlecht

Young keeper tested for Anderlecht

Last week, Soren Dutoix joined Anderlecht on training. The 17-year old goalkeeper from the regional team SW Harelbeke was tested by the Mauves. Anderlecht promised the young player to stay in touch. Read more »

Boussoufa still cares for fans of AA Ghent

Boussoufa still cares for fans of AA Ghent

Not only Gillet, but also Mbark Boussoufa will play against his ex-team tonight. They haven’t forgotten about him over there, he still gets mail from Ghen fans. “Most of the time they congratulate me with my carreer.” Read more »

 17-02-2009 

Selection for Gent-RSCA

Selection for Gent-RSCA

Ariël Jacobs announced his selection for tomorrow's match against AA Gent. Jan Polak and Tom De Sutter are still uncertain. Lucas Biglia and Davy Schollen are fit. Sébastien Bruzzese was operated and won't play anymore this season Read more »

Reserves lose vs. Charleroi

Reserves lose vs. Charleroi

Anderlecht's reserves played against Charleroi yesterday. Though since the U21 team is returning from Viareggio, the U19 team was lined-up. Charleroi beat them with 0-1. Read more »

Wigan scout Bernardez

Wigan scout Bernardez

The English team Wigan Athletic would show interest in Victor Bernardez. The club from the Premier League scouted him last week during a game with the national team. Read more »

Bulykin refuses to play with B-team

Bulykin refuses to play with B-team

Dmitri Bulykin is not in the team of Ariël Jacobs anymore and has to play with the B-team to stay in shape. But he refuses to do that. “I won’t play against children. There’s no reason for that,” says Bulykin in HLN. Read more »


 16-02-2009 

Injury news

Injury news

Jan Polak will probably not be fit for the game against AA Gent of Wednesday. Ariel Jacobs even fears he'll miss the clash with Standard. Biglia has a shoulder injury. He's uncertain for Wednesday's match. Read more »

Guillermo signed for Anderlecht

Guillermo signed for Anderlecht

Brazilian Guillermo has signed a contract in Anderlecht until the end of the season. "Normally, a player like this is out of our league. But he recently returned from a heavy knee injury", explained Van Holsbeeck. Read more »

Anderlecht beat Charleroi: 0-1

Anderlecht beat Charleroi: 0-1

Anderlecht has defeated Sporting Charleroi yesterday. Roland Juhasz scored the only goal of the game. Polak was absent with an injury, Losada was suspended. Bakary Saré was in the starting line-up, just as Wasilewski. Read more »

Collin to replace Van Hove

Collin to replace Van Hove

Philippe Collin, member of Anderlecht's direction board, will replace the deceased Antoine Van Hove in the Executive Committee of the Royal Belgian Football Organisation until a final replacement has been found. Read more »

 14-02-2009 

Anderlecht eliminated in Viareggio

Anderlecht eliminated in Viareggio

Anderlecht's youth team wasn't able to survive the group stage of the Viareggio tournament. In the last game, the Belgians lost against group winner Lazio Roma. The final score was 0-5. Read more »

Kanu has learnt his lesson

Kanu has learnt his lesson

Kanu, Anderlecht's striker who's playing for Cercle on loan, has rejoined Cercle's A-team. Last week, he was removed from the selection after being too late on training for several times. Read more »

Less fans in the stadium

Less fans in the stadium

Anderlecht received, on average, less visitors this season than last year. The club now has 23.521 fans in the stadium every match, but that's 1.233 less than last year. Also Charleroi (-20%) and Mouscron (-9%) are not doing well Read more »

Injury news

Injury news

Sébastien Bruzzese will be operated on Tuesday. Anderlecht's third goalkeeper got injured at the shoulder on the tournament in Viareggio. De Sutter couldn't train, he has a hip injury. He's uncertain, just like Polak. Read more »

Brazilian tester on Anderlecht

Brazilian tester on Anderlecht

Yesterday an unknown player appeared on training, assisted by the companion of Reinaldo. Nobody knew who it was, except Reinaldo: "It's Gustavo and it's a Brazilian player." Read more »

 12-02-2009 

Overview of the international games

Overview of the international games

Belgium defeated Slovenia yesterday in a friendly international game. Van Buyten scored both goals. Gillet and De Sutter were the only two Anderlecht players that came into action with Belgium. Read more »

Plans for stadium renovation ready

Plans for stadium renovation ready

Chairman Roger Vanden Stock announced that he has concrete plans to renovate Anderlecht's stadium. The construction works will begin in 2011 and cost around 40 million euro. The club will fund it all. Read more »

Anderlecht to receive subsidies

Anderlecht to receive subsidies

Anderlecht received 1.250.000 euro on state subsidies for their youth training. That's what Brussels' sport minister Guy Vanhengel announced. Also several other Brussels' clubs can benefit from this subsidy. Read more »

Injury news

Injury news

Lucas Biglia was able to train today. Kruiswijk (abdominal muscles) received medical attention. Sébastien Bruzzese got injured at the shoulder during his first game on the youth tournament of Viareggio and returned to Belgium. Read more »

 11-02-2009 

Injury report

Injury report

Few people on the training of Anderlecht yesterday because of the international matches. Lucas Biglia and Arnold Kruiswijk stayed in. Reynaldo trained individually. Zitka and Van Damme are rehabilitating. Read more »

 10-02-2009 

RSCA-GBA sold out

RSCA-GBA sold out

Anderlecht's ticketing office informed us that the game against Germinal Beerschot of Saturday March 21 is already sold-out. The game will be played in a full stadium. Read more »

Kanu slapped a big fine by RSCA

Kanu slapped a big fine by RSCA

The Brazilian Kanu has received a high fine from Anderlecht for he arriving late five times at Cercle Brugge and for lying to his trainer. Herman Van Holsbeeck confirmed this in Het Laatste Nieuws. Read more »

 09-02-2009 

Kanu annoys trainer and team mates

Kanu annoys trainer and team mates

At Cercle Brugge they are mad and disappointed in Kanu as the Brazilian wasn’t even part of the team yesterday. “It’s his own fault,” says the manager Glen De Boeck, “he’s been late five times now.” Read more »

Verschueren awake again

Verschueren awake again

Doctors got Michel Verschueren out of his artificial coma this weekend. The ex – manager of Anderlecht is conscious again and spoke to some people of his entourage. Read more »

 07-02-2009 

Anderlecht beat Mons after a thriller: 3-2

Anderlecht beat Mons after a thriller: 3-2

Anderlecht defeated Mons tonight, but the home side had some fortune. After overcoming a 0-2, the Mauves were also very lucky when Mons missed a penalty in the last minute, when Anderlecht were already leading 3-2. Read more »

Youth team leaves for Viareggio

Youth team leaves for Viareggio

Anderlecht's youth team left for Viareggio to participate the international football tournament, better known as the Coppa Carnevale. Because of this, the next two games of the reserves in the league are postponed. Read more »

Seven players have international duty

Seven players have international duty

Next week, 7 players will be missing on training due to international games: Gillet and De Sutter (Belgium), Boussoufa (Morocco), Polak (Czech Republic), Juhasz (Hungary), Bernardez (Honduras) and Wasilewski (Poland). Read more »

New contract for Van Damme

New contract for Van Damme

Jelle Van Damme and RSC Anderlecht are negotiating about a new deal. It's likely that the defender will get a pay raise. Earlier, he turned down an offer of Rubin Kazan. Read more »

Anderlecht reserves defeated by Mons

Anderlecht reserves defeated  by Mons

The reserves of Mons have defeated their Anderlecht colleagues with 4-1. Bruno Baras scored the only Anderlecht goal in the last minute. Also last week, the reserves lost with the same score. Read more »

Line Up: RSCA-Mons

Line Up: RSCA-Mons

Anderlecht face Mons tonight. Deschacht is suspended and Juhasz and Gillet got injured on training yesterday. They are uncertain. Wasilewski is recovered and will start on the bench. Dutch referee Nijhuis will lead the game. Read more »

 06-02-2009 

European giants concerned about Verschueren

European giants concerned about Verschueren

Real Madrid contacted Anderlecht to inform about Verschueren's condition. The former Anderlecht manager, now hospitalised, was very known in Europe and especially in Madrid because of several legendary European encounters. Read more »

Injury news

Injury news

Roland Juhasz wasn't able to train today. The defender got injured at his shoulder. Guillaume Gillet, who has an injury at the abdominal muscles, took a day off to rest. He'll be ready for tomorrow's game. Read more »

 05-02-2009 

Field in a bad shape

Field in a bad shape

Anderlecht's field is in bad shape. Due to the frost, brown spots have appeared in the grass. Though games can still continue because the club uses a mix between real and synthetic grass. Read more »

Verschueren getting better

Verschueren getting better

Michel Verschueren's condition has slightly improved. He's still in an artifical coma, but he'll regain consciousness in the next few days. Later, doctors will remove a large kidney stone in his left kidney. Read more »

Injury news

Injury news

Marcin Wasilewski was able to complete a training with the group. Also Bruzzese rejoined the group on training today. Guillaume Gillet was absent. He has an injury at the abdominal muscles. He has to rest for one day. Read more »

 04-02-2009 

Injury news

Injury news

Defender Marcin Wasilewski was able to train along with the group. The young Brazilian Reynaldo should have resumed trainings yesterday, but he's ill and stayed inside. Read more »

Game against Mechelen rescheduled

Game against Mechelen rescheduled

The Belgian Football Organisation made a few changes to the calender for the month of March. The game of Anderlecht in Mechelen will take place on Friday, March 13 at 8:30pm in stead of on Saturday March 14. Read more »

Bulykin refused two offers

Bulykin refused two offers

Now that Mons lost Dahmane to Club Brugge, the club wanted to replace him with Bulykin of Anderlecht. Though Bulykin refused the offer. The Russian also refused an offer from the Bundesliga. Read more »

 03-02-2009 

Transfer overview

Transfer overview

At midnight the transfer period ended. At Anderlecht it was remarkably quiet. Michael Cordier and Tom De Sutter were bought because Zitka and Frutos are injured. Read more »

Operation Frutos successful

Operation Frutos successful

Yesterday, Nicolas Frutos was operated on in Buenos Aires. Afterwards he contacted Gerard Witters, assistant – manager at Anderlecht, to announce that the operation went well.
Read more »

 02-02-2009 

IFFHS published new statistics

IFFHS published new statistics

The IFFHS, International Federation of Football History & Statistics, calculated that Anderlecht is the 63rd best club in the world. Manchester United is first, followed by Bayern München and Barcelona. Read more »

Verschueren's condition is stable

Verschueren's condition is stable

The condition of former manager Michel Verschueren is still critical, but stable. He's still on intensive care and he's being kept in an artificial coma. Though he's reacting well on the medication. Read more »

RSCA-Standard sold out

RSCA-Standard sold out

The top match between Sporting Anderlecht and Standard de Liège of Sunday the 22nd of February has been completely sold out. The few remaining tickets were all sold today. Read more »

Rubin Kazan wants Jelle Van Damme

Rubin Kazan wants Jelle Van Damme

Trainer Ariël Jacobs was worrying before the game against Kortrijk because a Russian team is chasing after one of his players. Now it seems that Rubin Kazan is interested in Jelle Van Damme. Read more »

 01-02-2009